I find your faith disturbing…Good!


My birthday is coming up next month and I was looking for a laptop sticker for my Macbook to add to my list. I found an intriguing one that I really liked. Here it is: It’s a subtle play on the line uttered by Darth Vader in Star Wars: A New Hope where he force-chokes a […]

Theological Science Theatre 3000


First Entry: Star Wars, a New Hope A new occasional series will take place on this blog at the intersection of Science Fiction and Theology, which will be a sharable form of classes that I’ve developed at my local church. In January 2013 I began a monthly group that would watch or reflect on a […]

Tribute to 20 years of a hobby [starwars]

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20th Anniversary of the Thrawn trilogyA little under 20 years ago, it started. It started small, only once, but after that first time, I was hooked. I looked forward to the second time. Then the third time. Then I would go back to the first one and re-experience it. That’s right, I’m talking about Star […]

Is the #UMC the Rebellion…or the Empire?


Unity in Diversity…or Unity over Diversity? The choice is yours.Star Wars is a sci-fi conflict between the Rebellion and the Empire. In the movies, it is a black/white conflict: The Rebellion is good, the Empire is bad. Even Darth Vader/Anakin who betrays and kills the Emperor is a really bad guy when you get down […]

Best Youth Group Ever [starwars]

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Can I get off my geek theology soapbox for a moment and take a personal moment? I just want to brag that I have the best youth group ever. The pic above is a gift to me from a youth group’s family that I received yesterday just in time for an Advent Calendar. Yes, they […]